Security Engineer - Network Forensics & Threat Analytics

  • Competitive
  • Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Chicago Mercantile Exchange
  • 20 May 19

Security Engineer - Network Forensics & Threat Analytics

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Position Summary

This is a perfect opportunity for the right person to become a key part of a team of cyber security professionals that are executing a pivotal role in protecting and defending the nation's critical infrastructure.  The Security Engineer will create, implement, and subsequently mature and support Cyber Defense solutions for CME's Network and Systems infrastructure  discipline (e.g. IDS, Proxy, DPI, Network Antivirus, Packet analysis, Network Behavior Analysis, etc.)  within Cyber Defense Engineering - Global Information Security.  This is a challenging and rewarding opportunity for an individual who is looking for an opportunity in the Cyber Defense arena and wishes to grow within an organization. 

Position Responsibilities

  • Create and execute Cyber Defense solutions in accordance with CME's 18-24 month rolling Cyber Defense Roadmap
  • Manage projects according to project plans with an eye towards objective delivery, cost and risk management
  • Apply Cyber Defense Lifecycle (CDSL) and ITIL principals to mature service delivery
  • Maintain industry awareness of the Cyber Defense product landscape, and emerging technologies
  • Create complete service designs and engineering reference documentation such as Technical Requirement Documents (TRD), Service Engineering Reference Documents (SER), Service Operations Guides (SOG), etc.
  • Perform service transition to operations teams and consumers
  • Create and Execute Cyber Defense solutions as directed by Cyber Defense management and in accordance with CME's Cyber Defense Roadmap
  • Manage projects according to project plans with a keen eye to objective delivery, cost adherence and minimizing risk
  • Participate in the creation and execution of a rolling 18-24 month plan/roadmap, gain approval for said plan and execute said plan in accordance with Cyber Defense Service Lifecycle (CDSL), a.k.a ITIL v3-2011 Service Principles
  • Maintain acute industry awareness of the Cyber Defense Product Landscape, emerging and rising threats and the latest/newest protocols/techniques/evolution in Cyber Security/Cyber Defense
  • Create complete Service Designs including, but not limited to, Technical Requirement Documents, Proof of Concept use cases, Technology Engineering Documents, Service Operations Guides, etc.
  • Perform Service Transition to requisite Service Operations organizations and Service Consumers

Position Requirements
  • Experience in IT Engineering and\or Cyber Security Engineering
  • Solid working knowledge of ITIL (ITIL Certification preferred)
  • A good understanding of Industry Security standards (ie: ISO27001/2, NIST Cyber Security Framework, etc.)
  • Specific expertise in:  IDS/IPS, Proxy, DPI, Network Antivirus, Packet analysis, and Network Behavior Analysis
  • Working knowledge of: Microsoft Operating Systems, Active Directory, Linux, Shell & PowerShell scripting, Networking (e.g. Switches, Routers, Firewalls, Packet capture and analysis, etc.) cloud services, encryption.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills; must build strong relationships with partners
  • Willingness to 'go over and above' and do whatever it takes to ensure success. Ability to work under pressure, owning and meeting critical deadlines
  • Experience as a successful technical leader, both driving and guiding technical implementations

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